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Areas of expertise

In all its areas of expertise, the firm’s work includes drafting and negotiating contracts or settlements, the services of consultancy and drafting legal opinions, assisting and representing clients in pre-litigation and litigation, including in the context of conciliation, arbitration or mediation. It also assists its clients with their lobbying campaigns at national or European level. The firm is also regularly required to participate in audits in the context of equity operations or company takeovers.

To find out more, click on the headings below.

  • Literary and Artistic Property

    Literary and Artistic Property

  • Media and communication

    Media and communication

  • Information technology, digital and Internet

    IT, digital and Internet

  • Concurrence déloyale et parasitisme

    Unfair competition and parasitism

  • Personal data

    Data protection

  • e-Commerce

    e-Commerce

IT, digital and Internet

The firm advises both suppliers and users of IT products and services on negotiating and entering into IT contracts, as well as taking on IT litigation.

+  Managed services contracts

+  Contracts for transfer, distribution or licensing of software, software packages, databases

+  Contracts for the acquisition and supply of equipment

+  Contracts for installation and maintenance of IT infrastructures

+  Contracts for software package development

+  Integration contracts

+  Contracts for Open Source solutions

Drafting of clauses specific to free software

+  Pre-litigation, litigation, arbitration, mediation and IT expertise

+  Audits (due diligence)

+  Legal opinions on specialised and technical subjects in digital law and computer law

+  Support with lobbying campaigns of the firm’s clients (drafting pitches, position papers, amendments, etc.)

 

The firm also meets all legal needs related to the Internet and digital technology.

+  General terms and conditions of use, of sale or of services

+  Legal notices

+  Privacy and cookies policies, “CNIL” (French data protection authority) notices

+  Validation of user or client experiences

+  E-reputation (defamation, denigration, identity theft, etc.)

+  Responsibilities of intermediaries (law on confidence in the digital economy known as LCEN and e-commerce directive)

+  Digital marketing (contracts, personal data management, etc.)

+  Pre-litigation, litigation, arbitrage, mediation

 

The firm also provides training in these subjects for legal experts, judges, operational teams or university students.

See also the Personal data section.

Réalisations

Customer Specifications Sector of activity, subject
Company specializing in the supply of "Open Source Integrated Document Archiving & Retrieval Systems" The firm advised the client on his project which implied providing representatives of the State with IT solutions designed under GNU GPLv3 licence.
Sophisticated engineering software publisher The firm assisted the client regarding a software infringement dispute with transnational implications.
Creators of a serious game The firm drafted and negotiated a contract concerning the development of a serious game.
National representative institution for a liberal profession The firm advised the client with a view to the entry into force of new rules dealing with Open Data.
Collaborative platform dedicated to the air travel The firm advised the client on issues with regard to secured conclusion of online contracts relating to its collaborative platform and the realization of a CNIL compliance audit.
Bathrooms manufacturer and installer The firm advised the client following a complaint filed before the French Data Protection Authority by one of its former employees whose request to access to its personal data was not processed.
Public administration holding audiovisual and photographic archives The firm drafted for the client a legal opinion on the consequences of the regulation regarding Open Data on its audiovisual and photographic collections.
Company specializing in the development and management of documentary and informative monitoring tools and database The firm assisted the client in order to identify the legal issues in the context of the development of a new project of data collecting.
Company specialized in the development of software programs for financial reporting and management The firm assisted the client for the debt recovery related to a software license agreement and maintenance and hosting services.